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Instruments

  1. 300MHz SWB MRI/Diffusion/Rheology NMR Spectrometer »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The newly ordered Bruker 300MHz Super-Wide Bore MRI/Diffusion Spectrometer has multiple capabilities.

  2. ASCEND 400MHz WB NMR/DNP Spectrometer for Solids »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The brand new Bruker ASCEND III HD 400MHz (9.4T) wide bore (89mm) spectrometer is available for solid-state NMR experiments. Also featured is a (+/-) 750 Gauss sweep coil enabling the possibility of high field dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) experiments once a microwave source is aquired.

  3. Avance 800MHz SB NMR Spectrometer for Solids/Liquids »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The Bruker AVANCE III Ultrashield Plus 800 MHz (18.8T) narrow bore (54mm) spectrometer is available for solid-state NMR experiments per request. It has four channels and is equipped with the following solid-state NMR probes:

    • a 3.2mm Tri-Gamma HXY triple resonance MAS probe (max. speed 24kHz)
    • a 1.8mm HX double resonance MAS probe (max. speed 50kHz)
  4. Avance DMX500MHz SB NMR Spectrometer for Solution »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The newly upgraded Bruker AVANCE500 spectrometer is a narrow bore, high resolution, NMR spectrometer that is primarily used for solution NMR spectroscopy but can also be used for solid-state NMR spectroscopy. It is a four channel spectrometer that operates at 11.7T (1H frequency of 500MHz).

  5. Avance DSX300MHz WB NMR Spectrometer for Solids »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The Bruker AVANCE300 NMR spectrometer is a wide bore (89mm), high resolution, solid NMR spectrometer operating at a magnetic field strength of 7 T (1H frequency is 300MHz). It has the following features:

  6. Avance IPSO500MHz WB NMR Spectrometer for Solids »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The Bruker AVANCE500 WB spectrometer (11.7T) is exclusively used for solid-state NMR spectroscopy. It is a three channel spectrometer equipped with the following probes:

    • a 4mm MAS double resonance broadband 1H/X probe
    • a 7mm MAS double resonance broadband 1H/X probe
    • a 4mm MAS triple resonance double broadband 1H/X/Y probe
    • a 1.3mm MAS double resonance broadband 1H_19F/X probe capable of spinning up to 70 kHz
  7. Avance IPSO500MHz WB NMR Spectrometer for Solids »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The Bruker AVANCE500 WB spectrometer (11.7T) is exclusively used for solid-state NMR spectroscopy. It is a three channel spectrometer equipped with the following probes:

    • a 4mm MAS double resonance broadband 1H/X probe
    • a 7mm MAS double resonance broadband 1H/X probe
    • a 4mm MAS triple resonance double broadband 1H/X/Y probe
    • a 1.3mm MAS double resonance broadband 1H_19F/X probe capable of spinning up to 70 kHz
  8. Bruker EMXplus EPR Spectrometer »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The Bruker EMXplus Spectrometer System uses EPR (Electron Paramagnetic Resonance) which is a very useful and powerful technique for studying samples that are paramagnetic (i.e. have unpaired electrons). Applications of EPR include:

  9. Burker Avance III Ultra Shield Plus 800MHz »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    Reserved for biomolecular NMR research conducted by the Dahlquist lab and other labs.  The high-field spectrometers are also open to other research where higher sensitivty is desired.  Additionally, the 800MHz spectrometer is equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and probes for solid-state NMR research in material science conducted mainly by Professor Brad Chmelka's group. 

    Access available to the following:
    Collaborators, Undergrads, CampusAll
  10. Illumina MiSeq System »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The MiSeq desktop sequencing system allows access to focused applications such as metagenomics, targeted gene expression, amplicon, and small genone sequencing, and more. Multiple output kits are available for up to 15 Gb of sequencing and 2 x 300 bp read lengths.

  11. Nicolet Magna 850 FTIR Spectrometer with FT-Raman module »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    • The FT-IR 850 Bench is equipped with specific sets of beamsplitter/detectors:
      • ability to work in the
        • Mid-IR (400 - 4,000 cm-1) --- framework basicity
        • Near-IR (4,000 - 12,500 cm-1) --- defect SiOH
        • Far-IR (10 - 400 cm-1) --- cations translations
      • cells allowing in-situ measurements both in transmission and in reflection
      • Diffuse Reflectance (DRIFTS) --- highly opaque or weakly absorbing samples
      • Photoacoustic (PAS) --- opaque samples
  12. Nicolet Magna 850 FTIR Spectrometer with FT-Raman module »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The IR/Raman laboratory is equipped with a vacuum line and other gas lines (He, N2, O2, Air, etc.) which allows simple sample preparation and the ability to perform in-situ studies on the IR/Raman spectrometer.

  13. Q-Sense E4 Quartz Crystal Microbalance (QCM-D) »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The Q-Sense E4 is a real-time analytical instrument for studies of molecular events occurring on surfaces. The E4 measures mass and viscoelastic properties of molecular layers as they build up or change on the sensor surface. Areas of interest include materials, protein and surfactant research.

  14. Varian Cary Eclipse Fluorimeter »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer from Varain has the following features and capabilities.

  15. Varian VNMRS 600MHz SB NMR Spectrometer for Solution »
    Campus Gov't/Academic Industry

    The newly acquired Varian VNMRS 600 MHz spectrometer is a standard bore, high resolution, NMR spectrometer that is used for solution NMR spectroscopy. It is a three channel spectrometer that operates at 14.1 T (1H frequency of 600MHz). It is equipped with a double resonance Broadband Probe Head for solution (600 DB Auto X) and a Triple-Resonance Probe (5mm Auto HCN PFG) for biological solution NMR.

    Features: